This course guide is intended to be used as an open educational resource to replace or supplement traditional course materials for undergraduate abnormal psychology courses. It can be considered a textbook, or a resource that will replace a traditional textbook.
The goal of each module is to meet the Course Guide and Module Learning Objectives and answer the Guiding Questions included in the Explore section of each module. Students may use any or all of the resources provided to find the needed information and further explore interesting topics, and therefore tailor learning to best fit favored learning behaviors.
A list of Learning Objectives and Guiding Questions is included with each module. To make the best use of this guide, students should review any or all resources available in order to answer the guiding questions thoroughly and meet the learning objectives for the module. It is up to the individual instructor whether these Guiding Questions become a graded assignment, but they are the core of each module that offers direction for learning.
Each module is divided into five resource sections:
By the end of this course guide, students should be able to:
Module objectives are included with each module to identify knowledge gained toward course guide objectives.
Patricia G Adams, MA, LPA, HSP-PA
Pitt Community College
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Abnormal Psychology: An OER Course Guide was created and grant funded as an open educational resource textbook alternative for PSY281 - Abnormal Psychology within the NC Community College system. This work, unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-